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Funding Available to Establish Mental Health Champion at Your Club

North Riding FA will reimburse your club following appointment and training of an appointed Mental Health Champion.

As part of North Riding County FA’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy, we have committed to funding one person per affiliated club, to enable clubs to appoint a Mental Health Champion with a recognised qualification.

Our Health and Wellbeing Strategy has been introduced with the aim of ensuring football is an accessible health enabler for all. Please click here to find out more.

That health goes beyond physical, with North Riding County FA dedicated to working with our leagues and clubs to support participants’ mental health also. 

Mental Health Champions appointed at clubs can play a huge role in supporting players, coaches and volunteers – and North Riding FA is making is easier for clubs to do so.

Simply follow these four steps…

1. Appoint one person at your club to be a Mental Health Champion
2. CLICK HERE and complete the Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity+
3. Send your certificate to 
4. North Riding FA will then reimburse the cost of the course to your club

For any questions you have, please email